April 2015

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Features
By Tom Palmer
Postwar ‘kids’ are still at the core of hobbies, but their needs are changing; creature comforts will keep them coming back
pg. 13
By Mark Hembree
Manufacturers, dealers and retail experts offer concerns, support
pg. 14
By Phillip M Perry
Banks — and the economy — have come back to life after the Great Recession; here’s how to court lenders for the best terms
pg. 16
By William J. Lynott
If you can't award wage increases to your best workers, there are things they'd rather receive than money — believe it or not
pg. 18
By Mike Bass
The big hobby distributor traces its roots back to a home-based business started by the present owner's parents in the 1950s
pg. 20